Anesthetic management of labor in a patient with dextrocardia, congenitally corrected transposition, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, and congestive heart failure

Jeffery D. Sellers, Frank E Block, John S. McDonald

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Abstract

Labor and delivery greatly stress the cardiovascular system. In this patient with underlying congenital heart disease and congestive heart failure, hemodynamic stability was maintained with a combination of lumbar epidural and caudal epidural anesthesia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1001-1003
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume161
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Labor
  • congestive heart failure
  • dextrocardia
  • epidural anesthesia
  • transposition of great vessels

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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